Boutique 

 outsourcing 

 Experienced 

 developers 

 Reduced 

 costs 

Boutique Outsourcing -

because outsourcing can mean smooth communication & flawless execution

Our leadership team has over 20+ years combined experience in the digital agency world. We've delivered great experiences for fortune 500 & small clients alike.

We like to believe that we have the "secret recipe" to continue delivering exceptional work for your team, it goes a little like this:

Meet Our Leadership Team

We are Digital Shokunin - craftsmen of the modern age

Christophe K. Ngo

Christophe K. Ngo

Founder & President

Christophe brings over 12 years of digital agency development and leadership experience to Code Engine Studio. His previous role as Technology Director at The Hangar Interactive (Critical Mass ‐ Costa Rica) saw him directly oversee and manage 30 technology staff. As part of the leadership team he helped run the company and grow it by over 100% to 100+ staff within 2 years.

Christophe is an avid traveller having gone to 45+ countries and enjoys the outdoors, scuba diving, hiking and snowboarding.

Client Experience: AT&T, HP, Nissan, Infiniti, Mercedes Benz, Citi Bank, Scotiabank, Mattel, USAA, Gucci and Hyatt

Sakura Komuro

Sakura Komuro

Founder & Client Partner

Sakura's background is in User Experience (UX) having worked at Critical Mass, Corbis/Veer, and Shaw Communications. She has lead numerous teams and worked on several fortune 500 website redesigns. In her previous position as UX Lead, she continuously drove refinement and innovation to meet users changing needs in e-commerce at Veer/Corbis.

Sakura loves to cook, but really she cooks because she loves to eat! As a foodie, she enjoys traveling and living abroad to expand her food horizons.

Client Experience: AT&T, Mercedes Benz, Dell, Hyatt Hotel, Corbis/Veer & Shaw Communications

  • Christophe works hard, has a strong technical background and is an inspiring leader... He easily overcame any obstacles to communication we had in working together between different countries.

    Douglas Ritches
    Douglas Riches, Technology Director - Klick Health
  • When Christophe talks about a deadline or says he's got your back, he means it.

    David Quirós
    David Quirós, User Interface Engineer - Rivet Logic
  • Christophe without a doubt brought a much needed level of experience, technological know-how and fantastic management style.

    Neil Atkin
    Neil Atkin, Director, Global Delivery Management Operations - BBDO
  • Christophe has a calming influence over projects that allows you to participate with confidence knowing that you have his team's unconditional support regardless of how many unforeseen events might take place.

    Andrea Ramcharan
    Andrea Ramcharan, Marketing Science Consultant Lead - Intel

Services

Here is a small list of our services

  • We work on highly complex frontend systems and layouts, using cutting edge tools to deliver highly maintainable and optimized sites.

    We work with: HTML5, CSS3, SASS, Compass, Jekyll, Yeoman, Grunt and Bower

  • We love pushing the envelope of modern web development and working with complex applications and animations (independant and timeline based) is front and center of what we do.

    We work with: Javascript, jQuery, Backbone.js, AngularJS, RequireJS and GSAP

  • We understand the core ideas behind "mobile first" and how to implement them using today's mobile libraries, frameworks, and responsive web frameworks.

    We work with: Ionic, jQuery Mobile, PhoneGap/Cordova, Foundation and Bootstrap

  • Social applications abound and the data they contain can be invaluable. We have experience in developing for them and using the data they expose through their API's.

    We work with: Facebook Apps & API, Twitter API & Cards, Google+ API and Foursquare API

  • We have experience in developing and maintaining open source CMS'.

    We work with: Wordpress and Drupal

  • While our forte is in complex frontend development, our background is in backend application development and we continue to regularly develop and integrate with existing systems.

    We work with: Java, C#, PHP, Ruby and Node.js

  • Our primary focus is in application development, yet are roots are firmly based in User Experience (UX). Our passion is to build world class digital experiences that deliver exceptional value to both clients and users.

    Service offerings include: stakeholder and user interviews, personas and user scenarios, requirements gathering, wireframes, site maps, user flows, functional specification documents, usability test plan and moderation and usability data analysis

Emergency!?!

Unreliable freelancers? Unskilled developers? Last minute client changes?

Whatever the reason, we can help you fix it ASAP!

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Our agency clients

  • Comrade Agency
  • Critical Mass
  • C&B Advertising
  • Freshwater Creative

Careers

We treat our team like rock stars!

We are looking to recruite extremely talented people, who are passionate about the web, and just wish management would get out of the way while they did great work. If that sounds like your cup of tea please apply, we would love to hear from you.

Web Developer

We are looking for a highly skilled web developer who enjoys working in a fast-paced English speaking team environment. You must have a solid understanding of HTML, CSS, JavaScript and PHP, and have a strong passion for technology. If you are interested in working on world class projects in a fun yet challenging environment, please contact us.

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Senior Web Developer

The Senior Web Developer will be working in a fast-paced, highly-skilled team environment and will be responsible for producing browser-based software solutions to realize website design and interface concepts. This person will have a solid understanding of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

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Senior Web Developer

The Senior Web Developer will be working in a fast-paced, highly-skilled team environment and will be responsible for producing browser-based software solutions to realize website design and interface concepts. This person will have a solid understanding of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

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We look forward to hearing from you